Category Archives for Dog Adoption

Is a 5 Year Old Dog Too Old to Adopt?

We adopted a 5 year old Dobie and here’s our storyAfter losing our sweet 12-year old Weimaraner, Cosmo, to an awful brain tumor four years ago, then moving out of state two years ago, my husband, Wil and I were finally ready to adopt a new dog.  Lots of other adopting a dog ask: “Is a […]

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When Should You Get Another Dog When Your Dog Dies?

Should I Get a New Dog After My Dog Died?Not a topic anyone wants to have to read or deal with. But whenever we own a dog, of any kind, we’ll inevitably have to go through this. I personally have gone through losing a dog three times in my life between childhood and adulthood. It’s […]

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12 Steps to Adopting a Doberman

 I bet you found this article because you either are interested in figuring out whether adopting a Doberman is right for you, or you were curious as to what our journey was like. I’m guessing the former. We are former dog owners, Wil and Janet, who started out in our marriage 17 years ago with my […]

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Adopting a Senior Dog: 4 Reasons You Should Adopt A Senior

As we embark on another dog adoption process, I’ve begun to think a bit more about why adopting a senior dog could be even better than adopting a younger dog. There are some common things, we as dog owners know inherently about the differences but I decided to dig into this further.  The top 4 Reasons […]

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The Rescue Dog Honeymoon Period:

While doing some research for the preparation of embarking on a new rescue adoption next month, I came across something called a “rescue dog adoption honeymoon period”. As someone who has rescued previously, I’d never heard that expression and wanted to learn more.  The first 3 weeks of your rescue dog’s life in your home is […]

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The No. 1 Rescue Dog Question: Are Rescue Dogs More Aggressive?

Rescue Dogs Are Not By Nature More AggressiveDog aggression as defined by the ASPCA “The term “aggression” refers to a wide variety of behaviors that occur for a multitude of reasons in various circumstances. Virtually all wild animals are aggressive when guarding their territories, defending their offspring and protecting themselves.” Rescue dogs are not by nature […]

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The Costs And Fees To Adopting A Rescue Dog

The Costs and Fees to Adopt a Rescue DogIf you’re asking yourself how much does it cost to adopt a dog, you likely know there’s a lot more to adoption than you might think. Let’s dig in and find out more about all the expenses of adoption involved. ​​There are adoption fees involved when working with […]

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